Tunisian Crochet, also known as the afghan stitch, is a wonderful technique to learn. Although using a variation of a crochet hook the motions and the finished look are different from traditional crochet. Many say that Tunisian Crochet looks more like a knit stitch. However you look at it Tunisian Crochet is a great way to give your hands a break from the same repetitive motion and yet still create beautiful projects with yarn. Learn more about these 20 great Tunisian Crochet projects in our book review.
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Inside The Book
Opening the cover of Great Tunisian Crochet Projects by Kristel Salgarollo, you will find that you start off with a basic introduction to Tunisian Crochet. This section covers all of the basics that you will need to complete the 20 projects in the book.
Tunisian crochet is different from traditional crochet in the motions that you work to create your stitches. Learning the basics of this technique is essential for success with these projects. You will find over time that there are so many different ways to work the yarn and get beautiful stitches in Tunisian crochet.
Try your hand at combining a simple Tunisian stitch with a traditional crochet border for a stunning finished piece. Start with the basic stitches and then build on those skills with other projects in the book.
Projects in this book are broken out into four categories.
- Afghans and More
- Pillows and Rugs
- Shawls and Scarves
- Purses and Accessories
Learning Tunisian Crochet
If you don’t know how to work Tunisian Crochet don’t worry you can easily learn. Here are some great resources for learning Tunisian Crochet along with projects to push your skills a little farther.
- Tunisian Crochet Workshop Book Review
- Tunisian Crochet for Beginners with BHooked
- In person Tunisian Crochet classes with Robyn Chachula
Purchase Great Tunisian Crochet Projects
Get started on your Tunisian Journey with this great book. You can purchase the book from Amazon with the link below.
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